Family: Denial of Service --> Category: destructive_attack
MS RPC Services null pointer reference DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to crash MS RPC service the Spike 2.7-way
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
MS Windows RPC service (RPCSS) crashes trying to dereference a
null pointer when it receives a certain malformed request.
All MS RPC-based services (i.e. a large part of MS Windows 2000+)
running on the target machine are rendered inoperable.
Solution : Block access to TCP port 135.
Threat Level: High
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